City of Burien accepting new requests for 2016 Comprehensive Plan

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The City of Burien announced that it is accepting new requests to be considered during the 2016 Comprehensive Plan docketing process.

The application period runs from Jan. 1 to 5 p.m. on March 1.

From the city’s posting:

Individuals and organizations may propose amendments to the Comprehensive Plan. The deadline for submittal of these Comprehensive Plan Amendment requests is 5:00 pm, March 1, 2016. Please note that zoning change requests may also require an amendment to the Comprehensive Plan land use map. Application packets are available at City Hall and on the city website A filing fee is required for amendment requests. We also recommend meeting with Planning staff (see contact information below) prior to filing.

The Burien Planning Commission will hold a public meeting for interested parties to learn about and comment on the preliminary docket of amendment requests on March 9, 2016, at 7:00 pm at the Burien Library/City Hall Multi-Purpose Room. This meeting will be televised live on BCTV Channel 21, and streamed live and archived at

The 2016 Comprehensive Plan Amendment file is available for viewing at Burien City Hall during regular business hours. All Planning Commission and City Council packets also are available online at To be notified of future meetings related to the Comprehensive Plan, please sign up for our comprehensive plan e-mail list at

Written comments regarding the Comprehensive Plan preliminary docket may be submitted in person, via mail, e-mail or by facsimile. Oral comments can be provided at the preliminary docket meeting or during the public comment portions of Planning Commission and City Council meetings, at the discretion of the Chair. Additional notice of public hearings on specific amendments will be provided.

David Johanson, AICP
Department of Community Development
City of Burien
400 SW 152nd Street, Suite 300
Burien, WA 98166
Phone: (206) 248-5522
E-Mail: [email protected]

The official notice is located at

The application form is available on the City’s website at

State law requires that the Comprehensive Plan be amended only once per year.

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